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Andrew Delamater
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Brooklyn College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Dalhousie University
Training Area: Animal Behavior and Comparative Psychology|Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience|Cognition, Language, and Development
Research Interests: Neurobehavioral mechanisms of associative learning
Research Focus: Neuroscience
Dr. Delamater is Professor of Psychology at Brooklyn College and is a member of the Psychology Doctoral Faculty of CUNY. He serves as a member of the executive committee in the Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience (BCN) Training Area, and also participates in the Animal Behavior & Comparative Psychology (ABCP), and Cognition, Language, & Development (CLD) Training Areas.  Dr. Delamater earned his Ph.D. degree from Dalhousie University and also was an NRSA post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania before coming to work at Brooklyn College in 1994.  His area of research focuses on understanding the nature of associative learning processes in rodents and humans with special interests in (1) the representations that govern performance in Pavlovian and instrumental learning tasks, (2) experimental extinction processes, (3) the neural mechanisms of representation and extinction processes in Pavlovian learning, and (4) computational and neural net models of simple associative learning.  He has been serving as Associate Editor for the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology and serves as Consulting Editor for the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, Learning & Behavior, and the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory.  In addition, he has previously served in various administrative capacities for the Eastern Psychological Association, including President for the 2012 meeting.  Dr. Delamater was made a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science as well as the Eastern Psychological Association in 2007.  His research has been funded over the years through National Institutes of Health and City University of New York research grants